built by Alexander Stephen & Sons Glasgow in 1875
built by Alexander Stephen & Sons Glasgow,
Yard No 180
Last Name: SUPERB (1899)
Port of Registry: Dundee
Propulsion: Sail 3 masts
Launched: Thursday, 11/03/1875
Ship Type: Iron ship
Ship's Role: Jute cargo
Tonnage: 1577 grt | 1500 nrt
Length: 235 feet
Breadth: 38 feet
Draught: 22.9 feet depth
David Bruce & Co, Dundee
Status: Sunk - 07/06/1915
1899: Sold to A/S Superb (Andreas Meling), Stavanger, renamed SUPERB and later reduced to a barque.
1904: Sold to C. L. Endresen, Kristiansand.
07/06/1915: Captured and sunk by U.34 on voyage from Buenos Aires to Queenstown.
Seen here as Superb. Photo supplied by John Ward~McQuaid.
Previous updates by Paul Strathdee, John Ward~McQuaid
Last updated: by Bruce Allan from the original records by Stuart Cameron